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Forced displacement, mental health, and child development: evidence from the Rohingya refugees

ACDE Seminar

Speaker

Asadul Islam, Monash University

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 20 April, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30

Forced displacement is a major driver of mental disorders among refugees worldwide. Poor mental health of adult refugees, particularly mothers, is also considered a risk factor for the psychological well-being and development of their children. In this paper, we experimentally examine the extent to which a rigorous psychoeducation program promotes psychological well-being of refugee mothers and socioemotional, physical, and cognitive development of their children under the age of 2 years.

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